Job title

Casual Children and Young People (CYP) Advocate Instructor


Casual Enhanced Community Safety Advocate Children and Young People (CYP) 

Grade 5 - Instructor rate: £14.63 per hour / Lead Instructor £15.60 per hour

Based in the following areas:


Bovey Tracey






Closing date for applications: Monday 27 June 2022 at 0900 hours


We have an exciting opportunity, and applications are invited for those who would be interested in becoming a member of our CYP team and support the delivery of our Uniformed Group Programmes. Supported by our operational members of staff, our programmes are aimed at reducing fire risk, crime and anti-social behaviour, through education by building on our Service Values. We also offer the opportunity for the students and Fire Cadets to attain a recognised BTEC qualification, as well as positive engagement and providing a safe place for them to develop lifelong skills and friendships. 

Successful candidates will be offered a Casual Agreement, to undertake this work on an ad-hoc basis. 

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We are seeking people with a keen interest to make a difference. 

Ideally successful candidates will have: 

  • good people skills
  • organisation skills
  • be self-motivated
  • experience of working with young people
  • good written and verbal skills
  • active team member
  • IT literate
  • knowledge of Health and Safety to promote and support safe and effective working within the field of youth work
  • an understanding of current legislation and guidance relating to working with Children and Young People. 

Due to the sensitive nature of these positions applicants who are successful at shortlisting will be required to declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, including those which would be considered to be 'spent' within the terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, for other purposes, and any other relevant information relating to police enquiries. This position is exempt from the Act by virtue of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended). An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be sought in the event of a successful application and the DBS check will be renewed every 3 years. In addition, each applicant will be required to undertake a safer recruitment interview and if successful attend specific training for the post of Enhanced Community Safety Advocate CYP Instructor. 

If you are an internal applicant please note the following: 

In line with the Working Time Directive and the ability to fulfil the requirement of the role, you will only be shortlisted if you have Line Manager approval of your application and are able to conduct this type of work without affecting existing contractual obligations. 

If you would like to be considered for this post, then please click on the apply button below to complete an application and submit your CV. Please note that as part of our Safer Recruitment Process your CV will need to cover your full employment history, and you will be asked to provide an explanation for any gaps in employment. 

Our values

As a Service and as individuals: 

  • We are proud to help
  • We are honest
  • We are respectful
  • We are working together

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service recognise and celebrate the vast diversity of the local communities that we serve and aspire for this to be reflected in our workforce. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, experience and beliefs who share our values to join our team. 

Job number
Internal / external
Job type
Contract type

£14.63 per hour

Hours of work

Casual Ad-hoc

Posting date
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